In the Classroom with Don Wettrick
- on Apr 15, 2015
- at 9:00 am–10:00 am
- by Connected Learning Alliance
How can teachers structure a learning environment built on interest, inquiry and collaboration?
On Wednesday, April 15 from 9-10 am PT (12-1 pm ET), Don Wettrick shared about his Innovation Class at Noblesville High School, just outside Indianapolis, IN. The Innovation Class offers students an opportunity to work on projects that interest them and collaborate, not only with fellow students, but with experts all over the world. Don discussed with Howard Rheingold how the class time is utilized to brainstorm, collaborate, and walked through students’ individual ideation phases and how, most importantly, it is a class for the students to work on projects they find meaningful.
This webinar was part of an April 2015 series titled Connected Learning in the Classroom: Conversations from the Field with Howard Rheingold, Creator of Social Media Classroom. Check out all the details at http://bit.ly/CLClassroom
From this Series:
- Part 1—In the Classroom with Michelle Cordy
- Part 3—In the Classroom with David Preston
- Part 4—Co-learning in a Hybrid Environment
View the Conversation
During the broadcast, the conversation also took place on Twitter using the hashtag #connectedlearning.
Guests for this webinar included:
- Howard Rheingold – Critic, writer and teacher
- Don Wettrick – Innovation Class teacher at Noblesville High School in Indiana
Resources for this webinar:
#ConnectedLearning Discussion on Twitter